Development

Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Amanda Judge

April 6, 2015 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Amanda Judge discusses Faire Collection, the challenges of creating a fair trade business, and opportunities for women’s empowerment.

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Violence Against Women: A Global Problem With a Solution

March 29, 2015 by Lyric Thompson
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There are a host of ways that communities, governments, and entities like the United Nations can better protect women and girls and prevent violence from occurring.

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Changing Norms for Gender Equality

March 20, 2015 by Jeni Klugman
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As we mark the twentieth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, we have much to celebrate, from the global progress over the past two decades in reducing poverty, but we still have far to go to achieve gender equality around the world.

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The Importance of Terminology on Gender Mainstreaming in International Affairs

March 11, 2015 by Global Women
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In an article marking International Women’s Day, Fletcher group Global Women discusses how international NGOs’ use of the term “women’s empowerment” can be detrimental to gender mainstreaming efforts.

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